Matt Anthes-Washburn, a software developer in Beaverton, Oregon, keeps an eye out for new technology and sells off older models to help cover the replacement costs.
September 30, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Parents and experts alike often say that children are like sponges, constantly soaking up everything they see and hear. This is exemplified through research out of Cornell University, as the study explores how young children learn about cause and effect through their everyday experiences. It's only natural that a great deal of what children pick up comes from their parents.
September 30, 2014 | Leah Perri Deseret News National | Hot Topics
An Effingham County man has died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Georgia Highway 119, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Hunter Oglesby.
September 29, 2014 | Staff report | Local
Those brainy technicians and science guys just keep coming up with new mobile apps. They pop up like vampires at a blood bank. I've got a few app ideas I'd like those geniuses to work on – it would be a boon to mankind if they could create some of the following apps . . .
September 29, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
On Monday, Robin Williams' sudden death, which has been linked to mental illness, brought attention to the struggle many Americans face with addiction. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his death may have been the final result of a thirty-year battle with cocaine and alcohol which first began in the 1980s.
September 29, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Becoming a new mother means experiencing a range of emotions, like love, excitement, stress and fear.
September 29, 2014 | Lindy Phippen Smith Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Just now, I sent an email to my sister with approximately seven exclamation points at the end. She just got a new job in New York City, and I wanted to show my ecstatic support!!
September 29, 2014 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News National | Hot Topics
What people experience as teenagers has outlasting effects on their adult lives.
September 28, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The expected cost of a wedding makes many people resentful toward the idea of marriage, but the ceremony doesn't have to be a costly affair.
September 28, 2014 | Emily Hales Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Recently, I received an email from a reader seeking advice on how she could improve her chances of receiving a college athletic scholarship. She first wanted to know if I knew of any private coaches who could help improve her times (she is a track athlete).
September 28, 2014 | Arianne Brown Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Facebook launched a new app last week, but it's only available in Zambia where only about 11 percent of the population uses the Internet. The app, Internet.org, is an effort to connect "every one of us. Everywhere," its slogan touts.
September 28, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Men are a mystery – not only to women, but to themselves. The number of books, videos, lectures, and seminars on this tantalizing subject are beyond count. I don't pretend to be an expert in the field of Virility Explication, but I notice things. And I've noticed exactly 5 things that all men have in common. So if you plan on marrying one, hiring one, or living next door to one, you need to heed the following:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Have your kids ever made it hard for you to decide whether to give them a big hug or tear your hair out? You aren't alone. In this video, YouTuber Katie Crank sings her own rendition of Keith Whitley's "When You Say Nothing at All" with all four of her boys doing what little boys do in the background. In her first words she sings, "It's amazing how you can destroy everything. Without saying a word, you can make things unclean."
September 27, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When you become a mom, many people share advice with you and often that advice includes "give yourself some space." It is normal to want to spend time with your children but as they grow older, become more mobile and curious about the world around them, they begin to get into everything. They begin to ask a million questions. They begin to drive you a little insane.
September 27, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
One of the major investments you will make over a lifetime will be your car. Most Americans start driving by the age of 16, and do not willingly give up the steering wheel until they are well into their eighties, or even nineties! The convenience and efficiency of today's modern automotive vehicles is not just a marvel, but a necessity! Here are a few tips on how to get your money's worth out of your vehicle by keeping it in tip top condition:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.
July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education
Springfield Baptist Church sat at the corner of Laurel and Franklin streets. The building in the accompanying photograph was the third in the history of the church founded in 1848. The building shown was constructed in 1909 and sat at the northwest corner of the lot.
July 24, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
It was an early summer morning, an enchanting time when flowers are blooming, blackberries are spurting to full growth, and the birds are happy to have sunny warmth. I had taken myself out to the back porch, where often I settle down to write after I have finished a gentle run.
July 24, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.
July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
Q: Using your advice, I successfully toilet-trained my daughter by age 16 months. It is now three months later and we are still using diapers at naps and nighttime. At her nap, which lasts several hours, she fully soaks her diaper. At night, she is taking off her diaper prior to falling asleep, wetting the bed after she goes to sleep, and then crying for us when she wakes up in a pool of pee. Is this a sign that I should begin night training? I'm hesitant to do this because I am 8 months pregnant and don't ...
July 24, 2014 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle
For the next five months-plus, Jack Kingston will have a job to do. And we expect him to do it the same way and in the same manner he has approached it for the previous 21 ½ years.
July 24, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion
This excerpt is adapted from a speech by Ben Scafidi on July 10 at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation's Friedman Legacy for Freedom celebration in Macon.
July 24, 2014 | By Ben Scafidi | Opinion
There once was a man who had a stable of horses, a barn full of fine animals for lease. At first glance, it appeared that his business offered great flexibility, a steed for every desire.
July 24, 2014 | By Chuck Eaton | Opinion
Editor's note: For fans of the British period drama "Downton Abbey," the fifth season can't come too soon. In the meantime, this is one of a half a dozen books - both novels and nonfiction - that have crossed our desks that have an upstairs/downstairs drama, are set in a similar era or may be of interest to fans of the historical series.
July 24, 2014 | Margot Hovley Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Skip) Newman Jr. of Evans are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Erinn Elizabeth Newman, to Mr. Justin Shane Beasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Exley of Springfield and Mr. Robert Beasley Jr. of Savannah. The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 at The Barn at Perry's Landing in Hephzibah.
July 24, 2014 | Staff Report | Engagements
She felt nothing but sadness, though there was little in her life to warrant such sadness. She had trouble getting out of bed, yet even when she did, she could barely muster the energy to perform even the most basic daily chores. This troubled woman - a middle-aged graduate student who came to see me years ago - was in a black hole a mile deep and could see no way out.
July 24, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church
WASHINGTON - The propaganda wars that have ensued following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case show no signs of abating as supporters and critics of the decision lay out their interpretations of what it means.
July 24, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
You're preoccupied with work, school, children and other responsibilities that you tend to forget what it means to enjoy your inner peace. Bringing peace into your life is easy. Some people make it difficult because they choose to overlook it or even live in anger. They complain, criticize and detest everything around them. Obviously, not everything goes as planned but instead of living in chaos and distress, stop what you are doing for a moment and think of the positive things in your life. Peace comes with positivity.
July 24, 2014 | Mayra Bitsko Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Even though my wife and I have no children left at home, back-to-school preparation remains a top priority every year as summer wanes. My wife is currently a second grade teacher. While she has also done stints as an assistant principal, as a reading recovery specialist, she spent most of the past 20 years hands-on in a classroom of young students.
July 24, 2014 | Flint Stephens Deseret News National | Hot Topics
INDIANAPOLIS - A 13-year-old boy escaped a house fire after the family's pit bull alerted the boy to the fire.
July 24, 2014 | Martha Ostergar Deseret News National | Hot Topics